Cyberbullying: Who Should Be Held Accountable?


Cyberbullying: Who Should Be Held Accountable?

Whether you run a simple Internet forum for like-minded individuals or a social media site like Myspace, bullying is an issue. Online, a bully can feel invincible, protected by the vast enormity of the worldwide Web. Confronting someone on the Internet is so much easier than doing it in person.

The Infrastructure Of the Internet


‘Bundled, Buried, and Behind Closed Doors’ is a documentary by filmmaker Ben Mendelsohn. The film explores the physical infrastructures that house networks. Or, in other words, where the internet lives in the real world.

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Ghost: A New Open Source Blog Host


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A new startup called Ghost is aiming to change the face of blogging. Ghost is an open-source blogging platform that solely focuses on blogging – nothing else. It is a platform that has been developed strictly for journalists and writers, and it has a ton of user-friendly appeal.

California: One Step Closer To Outlawing “Revenge Porn”


It’s official: you’d better not start up a cheap hosting site where people can post nude pictures of exes and enemies in order to exact revenge. It’s on its way to becoming against the law, after the California State Senate passed a measure banning ‘revenge porn.’

Read more here:

http://www.ananova.com/california-one-step-closer-to-outlawing-revenge-porn/

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Google Adds Cloud Storage Encryption


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google cloud storageIn an effort to try and calm the companies that use Google Cloud Storage, Google has announced that all files will now be automatically encrypted. Using 128-bit Advanced Encryption Standard (AES}, files will be encrypted by Google before they are “written to disk.”

UK Mandatory Web Filter And What It Means For Web Hosting Companies


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We’ve discussed the UK government’s plan to make the Internet a safer place for children by making adult hosting content filters mandatory. In case you didn’t catch those articles, here’s a recap: PM David Cameron is requiring porn filters be activated in every household in the UK unless the user opts out of it when signing up for service.

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IBM Wins Massive $1 Billion Government Contract


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Today is a great day for IBM. The company has just won its biggest U.S. cloud-based government contract. The new IBM contract is valued at $1 billion. In other words, the pressure for IBM’s cloud team is on.

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McEvoy Talks About Canada’s G-Cloud


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Canada wants to move forward in the cloud world in order to be on par with the UK and the US. As such, Canadian cloud industry leaders are trying to implement a G-Cloud policy (‘Government Cloud’), which is based on the UK’s own ‘Cloud First’ policy.

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10 Interesting WordPress Facts


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Back in May, WordPress had its 10th Anniversary. That’s right, it’s been ten year since WordPress first opened its virtual doors! Kind of an amazing thought, right? Well, there are some other things that you might not know about WordPress either. Take a look at these top 10 WordPress facts!